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Killing the Shadows
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Killing the Shadows

By McDermid, Val

Oxford: Compass Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ if issued, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 624 pages; A serial killer is on the loose. His prey? Crime writers who have turned psychological profilers into heroes. His bloodlust shatters all the conventional wisdom on how serial killers operate. Professor Fiona Cameron is a psychologist who uses computer technology to track serial offenders. She vowed never to work for the Met again after they went against her advice and screwed up an investigation as a result. But when her lover, thriller writer Kit Martin, tells her a fellow crime novelist has been murdered, Fiona can’t help taking an interest. .

$26.85

Destination Unknown
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Destination Unknown

By Christie, Agatha

Leicester: F A Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.. Fair in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, missing front endpaper, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Maroon cloth boards with gilt ettering to spine. DJ protected by clear library sleeve. Good reading copy, no names inside. Large heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Ulverscroft Large Print Series; 208 pages; An Englishwoman, Hilary Craven, planning suicide in a Moroccan hotel is asked by British secret agent to undertake a dangerous mission as an alternative to taking an overdose of sleeping pills. The task, which she accepts, is to impersonate the wife of a nuclear scientist who has disappeared and may have defected to the Soviet Union. The wife is under surveilance and has also been tracked to Morocco. Before long Hilary finds herself in a odd group of travellers being transported to a destination unknown. .

$19.16

Score!
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Score!

By Cooper, Jilly

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight staning to edges of reading block. ; Black unmarked cloth boards. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 880 pages; Sir Roberto Rannaldini, the most successful and detested conductor in the world, had two ambitions in life. One was to make the definitive film version of 'Don Carlos', the other was to seduce his seventeen-year-old stepdaughter, Tabitha Campbell-Black. .

$38.34

After the Fire
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After the Fire

By Plain, Belva

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to endpapers, slight stain to fore edge of reading block. ; Black unmarked cloth boards. Nice tight copy. DJ artwork by Rod Holt. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 544 pages; Hyacinthe has always been the quiet one: gentle, artistic, never glamorous. Swept off her feet by Gerald, an ambitious young doctor, she is happy to put her own ambitions as a designer to one side, to become the mother of two lovely children. Until the day she must face the fact that Gerald is seeing other women... .

$30.67

Illusion
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Illusion

By Robertson, Denise

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good-. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some shelf wear, some grime to inside front cover and endpaper and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Roberta Shaw-Roberge. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Paragon Softcover Large Print Books; 336 pages; Returning home for her sister's wedding after a romantic few days in Paris wth her partner Leigh, Rachel is looking forward to some time with her family. But as she walks through the door she can sense tension in the air. This is not her father's first affair, but alongside the revelation of her father's latest adultery comes the shocking discovery of her own pregnancy, something that is not on Leigh's agenda. Finding no support from her family, and needing to understand her past , present and future, Rachel decides to pursue further details of the family secret only to discover more surprises... .

$19.16

Wishes And Tears
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Wishes And Tears

By Williams, Dee

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by Gordon Crabb. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 386 pages; When a naive encounter at a Coronation party leaves sixteen-year-old Janet Slater pregnant there's no question in her scandalised parents' mind of her keeping the baby. Bundled off to a home for unmarried mothers in South London, Janet is about to face the hardest moment of her sheltered life alone. Forced to give her tiny daughter up for adoption, Janet promises her that one day, come what may, she'll find her... .

$23.00

Cornish Harvest
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Cornish Harvest

By Aitken, Rosemary

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by Melvyn Smith. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 496 pages; Lizzie Treloweth is one of ten children. With the outbreak of World War I, their father enlists and the family struggle to run his butcher's shop in Penzance. Lizzie trains as a nurse under Tamsin Beswetherick, daughter of the local gentry, tending the wounded at Little Manor. But Tamsin's actions threaten to disgrace them both, and a dispairing Lizzie is forced to leave Penzance and seek a new life in the Land Armyafter she loses the man she loves. .

$26.85

Back When We Were Grownups
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Back When We Were Grownups

By Tyler, Anne

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, ink name to top of front endpaper. ; Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. DJ photo by Marcus Lyon. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 352 pages; The Davitch house was a crumbling 19th-century row house in Baltimore where giving parties was the family business. It was where Joe Davitch first saw Rebecca, a girl that seemed to be having more fun than anyone else, and decided to marry her. But now, years after she has lost her husband in a car accident, Rebecca asks herself whether she is an imposter in her own life. Is she really the natural born celebrationist, outgoing and jouous? Can she always be there for the other members of the Davitch clan? .

$23.00

Entertaining Ambrose
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Entertaining Ambrose

By Purcell, Deidre

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ, ink name to top of front endpaper. ; Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 406 pages; May Lanigan bears life's burdens lightly, tending to others' needs before her own. But when her criminal husband absconds, leaving orders he should not be contacted, for once she decides to fight. Step by step, through the small comedies and grisly tragedies that follow, she is accompanied by Ambrose, a quixotic but protective angel who has an agenda of his own, yet whose subtle interventions prove pivotal. .

$23.00

The Wild Card
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The Wild Card

By Crane, Teresa

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight staining to edges of reading block. ; Pale green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by John Harris. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 400 pages; Beginning in the summer of 1929, this is the story of the relationships that develop between two families. Liam McCarthy, the "wild card" of the novel, becomes entangled with Christine Clough and with the British activities of the IRA, but a quarrel with Christine's younger brother will cause devastation to both families. .

$23.00

In The Heart Of The Sea
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In The Heart Of The Sea

By Philbeck, Nathaniel

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ with some cat clawing to base of spine, slight grime to edges of reading block. ; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by Melvyn Smith. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 376 pages; The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, which was the inspiration for Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby Dick. The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged spermwhale in the Pacific in November 1820 set in motion one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time. The twenty sailors who survived the wreck took to three small boats, three months later another whaleship spotted a tiny boat with only two survivors after resorting to cannibalising their mates. .

$26.85

Thicways and Athirt  A Countryman's Diary
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Thicways and Athirt A Countryman's Diary

By Goodland, Norman

Oxford: ISIS Large Print Books. Fair. 1985. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Some sunning to spine, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, missing front endpaper. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork presumed by David Thelwell. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations; 248 pages; Collection of essays on country life many featuring Old Stan and his use of Hampshire dialect. Preface by John Arlott. .

$19.16

Curtain Fall
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Curtain Fall

By Ure, Jean

Leicester: F A Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.. Good+. 1981. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Slanted spine, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Gloss boards. Good reading copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Ulverscroft large print series; 320 pages; Six years previously Nicola and David had been the brightest stars on the London ballet scene, the perfect partnership, both on stage and off. At the end of that one triumphant season, Nicola had gone off to Australia on tour, where she had begun to hear vague rumours, David was not dancing anymore, David was ill. Then the letter telling her to forget him, to put him out of her life. Now she was back in London to face the mystery of what had happened to David. .

$19.16

New Beginnings
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New Beginnings

By Mosco, Maisie

Leicester: F A Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.. Fair. 1992. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Small tear to top of spine, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, missing endpapers, gutter cracked at rear. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Charnwood Library Series; 400 pages; Sequel to "Out of the Ashes". The younger generation is now centre stage. A. P finds himself questioning the wealth and privilege taht are suddenly his when he inherits his grandfather's title as Lord Kyverdale. Janis, Jeremy and Besie, recipients of an inheritance when their parents are killed in a car bomb, find themselves with a mystery - who wanted Jake dead, and why? Jeremy's hunt for the answer has devastating consequences for himself and his sisters. .

$19.16

High Flyer
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High Flyer

By Francome, John

Oxford: Compass Press. Good+. 1998. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Some reading and cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover photo uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 368 pages; Life hasn't been easy for Joey Leatham. As a tiny orphan he had to fight to survive. Then he escaped to a circus, where he was captivated by Nina Korsakov and discovered an affinity with horses, but a trapeze accident forced him to leave to join his brother as an apprentice jockey in Newmarket. Suddenly his lack of size is an advantage and Joey becomes one of the most sought-after jockeys in Europe. Success brings him happiness for the first time in his life. Then, by an ironic twist of fate, despite being innocent of the alegations he is blackmailed. But how can he reveal the identity of his blackmailer? And how long can he hold out? .

$19.16

Viking Invader
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Viking Invader

By Wentworth, Sally

Leicester: Chivers Press. Very Good. 1990. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Corners lightly bumped, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Lesley Mackenzie. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Atlantic Romance; 240 pages; Since her childhood, Carly had owed everything to Andrew . He and his mother had saved her from a lonely, loveless life and he had been good to her ever since. Now they were engaged, he would give her love, security ad comfort. A safe little world would be hers forever. Kyle Anderson, in contrast, was a drifter, who wouldn't stay long in any one place, and probably wouldn't stay interested in any one woman for long either. So what was the problem? .

$23.00

An Undefended City
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An Undefended City

By Weston, Sophie

Leicester: F A Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.. Very Good. 1984. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Satin finish pictorial cloth boards. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Ulverscroft Large Print Series; 356 pages; Being an heiress hadn't helped Olivia in the least, she had been bullied all her life by one unscrupulous relative after another. Now her overbearing aunt had whisked her out to Mexico to be arried to a cousin she didn't know and wasn't interested in. So when Luis Escobar suggested she marry him instead, Olivia accepted. But when she discovers he had been intended to marry the beautiful Anamargarita Cisneros, Olivia was sure that he was only interested in her money. .

$15.33

Remote Control
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Remote Control

By McNab, Andy

Bath: Chivers Press. Fair in Very Good dust jacket; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks . inside. Missing front endpaper, DJ protected by clear library sleeve. ; . Heavy book. Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine.. 1998. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; Nick Stone Missions; Vol. 1; 480 pages; ISBN 075401181X. Nick Stone, ex SAS, now a K working for British Intelligence on deniable operations, discovers the seemingly senseless murder of a fellow SAS soldier and his family in Washington DC. Only a seven-year-old daughter, Kelly, has survived and the two of them are soon on the run from unidentified pursuers. The worrying thing for Stone is he doesn't know which of them is the target. ; 075401181X .

$23.00

Staring At The Light
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Staring At The Light

By Fyfield, Frances

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Maroon cloth boards with gilt . lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears . unread. DJ photograph by Jonathan Ring. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 2000. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; 456 pages; Someone has stolen the only person John Smith has ever loved, his twin brother Cannon, and Johnny will stop at nothing to get him back. In an attenpt to avoid Johnny's destructive brotherly affections, Cannon, sometime bomb-maker and artist, turns to Sarah Fortune, a lawyer who has turned helping the needy into her own kind of art form. Sarah hides Cannon's wife for him, but cannot save herself from becoming the victim of a madman's attentions. ; 0754014223 .

$22.37

Courtney's Wench
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Courtney's Wench

By Montague, Jeanne

Skipton: Magna Large Print Books. Fair; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Light reading . and cover creases, missng front endpaper. ; Nice tight good reading copy. . Cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book. 1994. First Edition Thus. Paperback. First Printing; 400 pages; In the 1680s sixteen-year-old Roxanna Raynal was on her way to the West Indies as a bride to a man she abhored. But before they could reach his Jamaican plantation their ship is seized by buccanneers and her husband killed by their leader, Dirk Courtney. Soon Roxanna, dazzled by this ruthless adventurer, would gain herself the title of Courtney's Wench. ; 1853894850 .

$15.33

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